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Five injured as blasts rock Russian air base in annexed Crimea

Union Leader 09 Aug 2022
MOSCOW� - Blasts rocked a Russian air base near seaside resorts in the annexed Crimean peninsula on Thursday, injuring five people according to local authorities in what Moscow attributed to detonations in ammunition stories ... The defense ministry said there had not been any kind of attack and that no aviation equipment had been damaged.
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Loud explosions heard near Russian military airbase in Crimea

The Jerusalem Post 09 Aug 2022
Blasts rocked a Russian air base near seaside resorts in the annexed Crimean peninsula on Thursday, injuring five people according to local authorities in what Moscow attributed to detonations in ammunition stories ... The defense ministry said there had not been any kind of attack and that no aviation equipment had been damaged.
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Israeli, Russian presidents discuss Jewish immigration agency crisis

Anadolu Agency 09 Aug 2022
On July 28, a local court in Moscow accepted a petition to liquidate the Russian ... An Israeli delegation of legal advisers and senior officials had been sent to Moscow to assist the defense attorneys shortly before the court set the hearing date.
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Spotlight: Turkey concerned over mass migration as Idlib offensive imminent

Xinhua 09 Aug 2022
As a Syrian army attack looks imminent on Idlib on the Turkish border, Turkey's foreign and defense ministers met on Friday with their Russian counterparts in Moscow in a bid to deter an offensive on the province ... According to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense, the ...
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Iran satellite launched by Russia fans fears

The Manila Times 09 Aug 2022
An Iranian satellite launched by Russia blasted off from Kazakhstan on Tuesday and went into orbit amid controversy that Moscow might use it to improve its surveillance of military targets in Ukraine ... Iran is currently negotiating with world powers, including Moscow, to salvage a 2015 deal aimed at reining in Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
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Washington’s Ukraine weapons aid tops $9bn; report reveals U.S. companies armed Russia, too

People's World 09 Aug 2022
“We just announced our single largest Ukrainian security assistance package to date,” Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Monday ... The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) defense think tank found that critical components had been supplied to Moscow from 450 companies in the U.S., Europe, and Asia in recent years.
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China’s hostility strains ties with NZ

Taipei Times 09 Aug 2022
New Zealand, which values human rights and the rule of law, has taken a tough stance on the Russian invasion, not only imposing sanctions on Moscow, but also by providing defense support to Europe ... Yao Chung-yuan is a professor and former deputy director of the Ministry of National Defense’s strategic planning department.
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As Many as 80,000 Russian Forces Killed, Wounded in Ukraine: Pentagon

Democratic Underground 09 Aug 2022
... Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February, according to the latest assessment from the Pentagon of the steep costs Moscow has paid.
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New Idaho LBs showing out

The Lewiston Tribune 09 Aug 2022
MOSCOW — Two new faces to the Idaho defense already have been making an impact in the first week of Vandal fall football practice ... .
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Glenn Diesen: As the tide turns in Ukraine, is the US preparing to throw Zelensky ...

Russia Today 09 Aug 2022
With Kiev’s defenses unraveling, the narrative surrounding the country’s leader has suddenly changed in Western media ... By punching through the heavily fortified defenses in Maryinka, Peski, Avdeevka, it appears that Moscow has sealed the fate of Donbass.
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First Ukrainian grain shipment arrives at destination – media

Russia Today 08 Aug 2022
The vessel was the first to leave Ukraine under a deal by Moscow and Kiev to unblock grain supplies ... Meanwhile, the Turkish Defense Ministry has announced that two more ships, carrying corn and soybeans, departed Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Monday ... Defense Ministry stated.
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Switching Sides: The Elusive ‘Russian Legion’ Fighting With Ukraine

Moscow Times 08 Aug 2022
Volubuev declined two interview requests from The Moscow Times ... “There might be some fighters, but whether it is organized in the way it is presented remains an open question,” Illia Ponomarenko, defense and security reporter at The Kyiv Independent, told The Moscow Times.
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Russian tennis chief backs Medvedev in patriotism row

Russia Today 08 Aug 2022
The win was a welcome boost for Moscow-born Medvedev as he gears up for his title defense at the US Open at the end of August ... Russian tennis chief Tarpischev leapt to Medvedev’s defense when he was asked about the politician’s comments ... “As for Medvedev, then he trained in Moscow under the guidance of Ekaterina Kryuchkova.
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Ukraine issues update on proposed Turkish drone plant

Russia Today 08 Aug 2022
A Ukrainian firm established by the Turkish defense contractor has already bought a land plot where the factory will be built, the diplomat said ... Moscow has also targeted many defense-related factories in Ukraine as part of its stated goal to “demilitarize” its neighbor.
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Russia likely trying to use ‘deeply controversial, indiscriminate’ mines in Ukraine: UK intelligence

Bradenton Herald 08 Aug 2022
Russia has likely tried to deploy "deeply controversial, indiscriminate" anti-personnel mines as Moscow ramps up its assaults on Ukraine, according to the U.K.'s defense ministry. The use of PFM-1 and ... .

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